Horror movies are fun to watch, and if you add animation to them, they become even more interesting. There have been many popular animated movies that generate a deep sense of horror and break the boundaries of “for kids.” If you are starting to watch animated horror movies, then you should start with the best ones, and for that, we have got you covered. In this article, we have listed the best 5 horror animated movies. Let’s scroll down and find the top picks for you.

The Nightmare Before Christmas

The Nightmare Before Christmas is one of the best-animated horror movies ever created. This movie tells the story of Jack Skellington, who is from Halloween Town but finds himself fascinated by Christmas Town. However, his obsession with Christmas does not turn out to be much good as he ends up abducting Santa Claus. Henry Selick has directed this movie. This movie has received an IMDb rating of 8


Coraline is based on a 2002 novella of the same name by Neil Gaiman. The story of this movie revolves around an adventurous girl who finds a world just like the one that she idealizes, but unfortunately, it has some sinister secrets. Henry Selick has amazingly directed this story, and this film has received an IMDb rating of 7.7


Wizards involve a lot of adventure and magic, along with horror, and all these things make it a great movie to watch. This movie is a story of a struggle between two wizard brothers, where one is using his power to dominate the world, and the other one wants to stop him from fulfilling his evil intentions, even if it means sacrificing his life. Ralph Bakshi has directed this movie, and it has received an IMDb rating of 6.5

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Monster House

Monster House is a story of three teenagers who show great courage to kill the house in their neighborhood by destroying its heart after knowing that the house is a monster that hates children. Gil Kenan has directed this movie, and it is rated 6.6 on IMDb.


Frankenweenie is a good watch for dog lovers. This movie depicts the story of Victor, who gets his dead pet dog alive after it is hit by a car. However, after getting alive again, the dog looks like a monster, and the people in the neighborhood are scared of it. Tim Burton has directed this movie. This movie has received an appreciable IMDb rating of 6.9.

Animated horror movies break the myth that animated movies are for kids, as at times they leave even an adult scared. In this article, we have listed the top animated horror movies, and you can watch any of these if you are starting with the genre.

This article was written/created by Himanshu Pareek

So that sums up our list for the best 5 animated horror movies for horror fans. Follow otakusmart for the latest and trendiest topics in animegaming, and pop culture.

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